Charles Stubbs joined Raymond James in 2011 as part of the merger with Howe Barnes Hoefer & Arnett. Mr. Stubbs has over 15 years of investment banking experience for financial institutions. Prior to joining Howe Barnes in 2005, Mr. Stubbs was an investment banker at Trident Securities, a Division of McDonald Investments, Inc., from 2000 to 2005. Prior to Trident, he was in the Enterprise Corporate Finance Executive Training Program at First Union in Charlotte, N.C. He received a BS in Accounting from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.